Zambia Current Account to GDP  1978-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Zambia recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2016. Current Account to GDP in Zambia averaged -7.26 percent from 1978 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 7.50 percent in 2010 and a record low of -20.90 percent in 1986.

Zambia Current Account to GDP
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Zambia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2056.00 -484.00 1484.00 -2678.00 ZMK Million [+]
Exports 5493.00 6400.00 8179.00 271.00 ZMK Million [+]
Imports 7549.00 6884.00 9553.00 518.00 ZMK Million [+]
Current Account -257.10 -574.70 654.30 -574.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.70 -3.60 7.50 -20.90 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 505.30 599.40 1335.70 -281.90 USD Million [+]
External Debt 9208.80 8081.80 9208.80 909.60 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -192.80 -724.30 2111.20 -985.90 USD Million [+]

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Zambia Current Account to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Zambia Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Zambia Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.70 -3.60 7.50 -20.90 1978 - 2016 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Switzerland 11.00 Dec/16
Netherlands 8.40 Dec/16
Germany 8.30 Dec/16
South Korea 7.00 Dec/16
Japan 3.70 Dec/16
Euro Area 3.30 Dec/16
Italy 2.60 Dec/16
Spain 2.20 Dec/16
China 1.80 Dec/16
Russia 1.80 Dec/16
India -0.70 Dec/16
France -0.90 Dec/16
Brazil -1.30 Dec/16
Indonesia -1.80 Dec/16
United States -2.60 Dec/16
Australia -2.70 Dec/16
Mexico -2.70 Dec/16
Canada -3.30 Dec/16
Turkey -3.80 Dec/16
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/16